ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) was founded in November 2002 and is a not-for-profit association legally registered in Belgium. ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) has defined the “ISTQB® Certified Tester” scheme that has become the world-wide leader in the certification of competences in software testing. ISTQB® is an organization based on volunteer work by hundreds of international testing experts. ISTQB® has created the world’s most successful scheme for certifying software testers. 
NSTQB is a national board approved by ISTQB in the year 2019 October.  
NSTQB was formed to promote and grow the testing community in Nepal. Hence the team of 10 different professional background worked together to bring this internationally recognized certification in our country.  
As of October 2019, ISTQB® has administered over 920,000 exams and issued more than 673,000 certifications in over 120 countries world-wide
The scheme relies on a Body of Knowledge (Syllabi and Glossary) and exam rules that are applied consistently all over the world, with exams and supporting material being available in many languages.